Kurochkin Stepanovich( Satirical Poet)
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Biography Kurochkin Stepanovich
(1831 - 1875). Studied in 1 Cadet Corps and the noble regiment, served in the army, then the Office of Communications. Began to write poetry even in the case and they drew the attention of his teacher, the famous Erin. Vvedensky. First, Kurochkin worked not only in minor journals, but also for publishers of market. His fame began with the appearance of his translation of Beranger, remarkable brightness and originality of the transfer (separately, of St. Petersburg., 1858, 1864 and 1874), many of them have achieved huge popularity with us. Awakening of public life in the late 1850's completely captivated impressionable Kurochkin, he wrote a series of accusatory and satirical poems, and in 1859, Mr.. founded the satirical magazine "Iskra", together with the famous cartoonist N.A. Stepanov. Since the magazine is linked almost all the literary activity Kurochkin, and his magazine was largely owes its great success. Very fortunate his translation in verse "Misanthrope, Moliere (" Nevsky Digest, 1867) and "Prince of Luton" ( "Word", 1880, No. 12, printed with a marked reduction), taken from the "Theatre des marionettes" Marc Monnier. Kurochkin had cooperated in "Son of the Fatherland" 1855 - 1858 period and the Petersburg Gazette in 1858, which placed the critical articles on literature, etc.. Shortly before his death Kurochkin began writing satires on Sundays in the Stock-Exchange Gazette, VA. Poletika. Kurochkin Collected Works published in 1869. Kurochkin died suddenly, due to careless use of chloral hydrate, prescribed by his doctor.